This guide will help you find published scholarship (essays, books, chapters, journal articles, etc.) and primary source material on a topic.
Remember to evaluate the accuracy of your sources, and think critically about their content and arguments.
For remote login to the Library's electronic resources, see our instructions for Off-Campus Access.
Remember to talk about your project with your instructor in the History Department!
Subject encyclopedias and other reference guides can provide good background information on a topic. Many reference books are in printed format, while others are available in electronic resource collections such as:
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)
There are also several contemporary medical web guides that provide foundational information and definitions for health and illness.
Diseases and Conditions (Mayo Clinic)
MedlinePlus: Health Information for You (National Library of Medicine)
Merck Manual, Consumer Edition
WebMD: Health A-Z Guide - All Health Topics